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Getting any one or a combination of the many licences to participate in Jamaica’s nascent marijuana industry calls for big bucks, as prices start at US$2,500 (approximately J$315,000). However, chairman of the Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA), Hyacinth Lightbourne, is adamant that Jamaica must not make the mistake of having a lax regulatory regime, as this […]

Getty Images Jim McMahon, the quarterback of the Super Bowl XX-winning Chicago Bears, had an injury-plagued career and has suffered with a host of injuries in retirement. But he says he has found something that really helps: marijuana. McMahon was on a panel of former NFL players at the Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo […]

The burgeoning sisterhood of Maryland’s marijuana entrepreneurs gathered in the back room of a Columbia chain restaurant recently, swapping business ideas over chicken wings and cheese cubes. Maryland’s long-promised medical marijuana industry doesn’t exist yet, and that’s precisely why more than 60 women, mostly dressed like a PTA crowd, banded together there — to rise […]

For the first time in generations, Minnesota farmers are planting hemp. “We’re the first ones putting seeds in the ground since the 1950s,” said Ken Anderson, watching as a bottle-blue tractor trundled across a field near Hastings on a sunny Friday afternoon. The 8.5-acre tract is the first of at least half a dozen hemp […]

(KRBD file photo) The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly has scheduled a public hearing and second vote for Monday on an ordinance that would amend the borough’s pot regulations, including restrictions on transporting marijuana. Those restrictions require marijuana business permit applications to provide a plan for how such a business will get its product tested for […]

The state has begun issuing licenses to marijuana growers, processors and sellers. That has entrepreneurs gearing up operations, hoping to get into a fledgling enterprise. One local farm has been cleared to start pot cultivation. The operation is seeing large capital outlays to accommodate state regulations. Download Audio (Photo courtesy of Rosie Creek Farm) Mike […]

The burgeoning sisterhood of Maryland’s marijuana entrepreneurs gathered in the back room of a Columbia chain restaurant recently, swapping business ideas over chicken wings and cheese cubes. Maryland’s long-promised medical marijuana industry doesn’t exist yet, and that’s precisely why more than 60 women, mostly dressed like a PTA crowd, banded together there — to rise […]